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Minister Duncan to speak at Space Day on Parliament Hill

Press Release From: Canada - Office of the Minister of Science
Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, invites members of the public to observe Mercury's transit across the Sun through telescopes provided by volunteers from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Representatives of the Canadian Space Agency will also display a lunar rover on Parliament Hill. In addition, the National Science and Technology Museum will have interactive displays suitable for children and families. These activities are part of Science Odyssey, a Canada-wide event celebrating science and innovation that is taking place from May 6 to May 15.

The Minister will make brief remarks at approximately 12:30 p.m. Media are invited to attend.


Date: May 9, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Location:

111 Wellington Street

Ottawa, Ontario


Follow Minister Duncan on social media.

Twitter: @ScienceMin

Instagram: sciencemin


For further information, please contact:


VĂ©ronique Perron

Press Secretary

Office of the Minister of Science

343-291-2600


Media Relations

Innovation, Science and

Economic Development Canada

343-291-1777

ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca

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